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193976

BATTLE OF BULL RUN # 1 Manassas VA Virginia 1861 Civil War Rebellion Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373770545228

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 22, 1861 * Battle of Bull Run - Manassas Virginia VA * 1st major battle of the American Civil War The top of page 5 begins with a nice stack of column heads: "A GREAT BATTLE FOUGHT" "The Batteries at Bull's Run Carried" "Splendid Union Victory" "The Rebels Routed" "Terrible Slaughter" "They Are Driven Into Manassas Junction" "A Death Blow to Secession" and much more. The related reporting takes over half of the page. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends November 27, 2021 06:44

$133.00
193975

TENNESSEE SECESSION Secedes from the Union Confederacy 1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393652031857

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 9, 1861  * Tennessee secession * Secedes from the Union * American Civil War Among the front page column heads on the Civil Ware are: "The War For the Union" "Formal Secession of Tennessee" "Eastern Tennessee Still True" "No Rebels in Sight Along the Potomac" "Rebel Plan to Take Washington" "Beauregard & Davis to Command" "The Maryland Secessionists to Rise" "Change in the Rebel Programme" "Concentration at Manassas Gap" and much more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends November 27, 2021 06:44

$38.00
193974

King KAMEHAMEHA V Kingdom of Hawaiian Islands Monarch DEATH 1855 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393652030978

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, New York, Jan. 16, 1873 * Death of Kamehameha V * King of Hawaii - Sandwich Islands The top of the front page has a nice article: "The Death of Kamehameha V "Appearance of the Body While Lying in State--Ceremonies on the Occasion". He reigned at the fifth monarch of the Kingdom of Hawaii & was described at the last great traditional chief. The article takes over half a column. Four pages, large folio size, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends November 27, 2021 06:43

$48.00
193973

(2) SLAVES Slavery & STAGECOACH Advertisements 1811 Baltimore Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393652030633

This issue is being offered as a piece of history.  We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: AMERICAN & COMMERCIAL DAILY ADVERTISER, Baltimore, Aug. 17, 1811   * Rare 19th century publication * (2) Slaves advertisements A typical newspaper of the day with various news and a wealth of advertisements. Among the front page ads is: "NEGROES - Wanted immediately about fifteen young Negro Slaves, Male and Female, from ten to twenty years old, for which the highest price in cash will be paid." The back page has: "150 Dollars Rew... See More  

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Ends November 27, 2021 06:42

$34.00
193972

Very Early GEORGE WASHINGTON re. French And Indian War 1758 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393652030276

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK GAZETTE OR WEEKLY POST-BOY, Dec. 4, 1758  * Very early George Washington mention * French and Indian war involvement The front page features a very nice Address to the Lt. Governor & Commander in Chief of the colony of New York from the General Assembly concerning the French & Indian War, set in larger than normal type and taking two-thirds of the width of the page. It contains nice content as well, including: "...congratulations on the success of his Majesty's arms in North America...The reduction of the town & fortress of Louisbourgh...is certainly a most important acquisition &, if continued in the British possession...must tend to the advancement of the trade of Great Britain...From the va... See More  

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Ends November 27, 2021 06:42

$775.00
193970

GEORGE WASHINGTON Presidential Letter re. United States Congress 1792 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393652029165

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MAIL; OR CLAYPOOLE'S DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, April 7, 1792 * President George Washington * United States Congress Page 3 has a letter from the President to Congress concerning his thoughts on apportioning representatives for the House according to the first census. Hid notes his two objections. Signed in type: G. Washington. Four pages, untrimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends November 27, 2021 06:40

$74.00
193969

NEGROES Blacks Enlisted 1st Time UNITED STATES NAVY 1942 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393652024567

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 22, 1942  * World War II era United States Navy  * Negroes enlisted for 1st time ever  Page 20 has an editorial with one column heading: "A Chance For Negro Seamen" (see) Coverage on the very 1st time Negroes were able to join the United States Navy. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout with much on World War II. Complete in 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice c... See More  

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Ends November 27, 2021 06:35

$38.00
193968

TOKYO JAPAN Fifth Fleet USS Enterprise AIRPLANE Attack Raid 1945 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373770540600

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Kansas, February 16, 1945 * Fifth Fleet Tokyo, Japan attack * USS Enterprise aircraft carrier The front page has a nice banner headline: "NAVY PLANES ATTACK TOKYO" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Coverage of the first U.S. carrier airplane attack on Tokyo, Japan. Complete with all 22 pages, light toning at the margins, a little wear along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends November 27, 2021 06:32

$44.00
193967

DWIGHT L. MOODY American Evangelist Christianity Church REVIVAL 1899 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393652016517

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 15, 1899 * Dwight L. Moody * American evangelist * San Diego revival   The top of page 3 a one column heading: "EVANGELIST MOODY" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Rare as such. Complete with 8 pages, a few small binding holes and minor wear along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends November 27, 2021 06:29

$37.00
193966

CHARLES MANSON Hollywood Murders Trial Nixon Declares him GUILTY 1970 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393652015723

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 5, 1970 * The infamous Charles Manson family murders * President Richard Nixon declares him guilty The front page has a two column heading: "Mason Displays to Jurors Headline on Nixon Remark" Coverage continues on page 21 with two related photos. (see) This was actually a big deal at the time as Manson almost won on a mistrial because of Nixon's remarks. Nixon would walk back his comments soon after. Complete with 56 pages, minor toning at the central fold, nice condition.

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Ends November 27, 2021 06:28

$77.00
193965

GENERAL GEORGE S. PATTON World War II Pre Battle of the Bulge 1944 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373770537851

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 7, 1944  * General George S. Patton  * World War II - WWII * Battle of the Bulge prelude The top of the front page has a five column headline: "3D ARMY POURS ACROSS THE SAAR" with subheads that include: "Third of Sarreguemines Is Taken as Patton Speeds Offensive" and more with related map headed: "Patton's Men Force Foe Back In Vital Reich Region". See photos for partial coverage of Patton's movements just one week prior to the Battle of the Bulge. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much more on World War II. Complete in 40 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends November 27, 2021 06:27

$48.00
193964

Best (2) JFK John F. Kennedy & Oswald ASSASSINATION 1963 Dallas Texas Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373769812755

Offered are 2 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: Here is a terrific pair of issues on the assassination of John F. Kennedy from the city where it happened. Both issues are THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS from Texas. Note: While we do offer each of these issues as stand-alone items, purchasing them as a set will enable you to take advantage of a discounted price. You get the November 23, 1963 edition which is a quite rare & extremely desirable newspaper with a first report on John F. Kennedy's assassination, from the city where it happened. Two line bold banner headline reads: "KENNEDY SLAIN ON DALLAS STREET" with subhead: "Johnson Becomes President", plus a rather large photo of "John F. Kennedy" and a smaller photo of Lyndon Johnson. Lots of related news and photos inside as ... See More  

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Ends November 26, 2021 14:29

$250.00
193963

Uncommon 18th century 1730 King George II Era London England Publication NEWS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373769812449

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PRESENT STATE OF EUROPE OR THE HISTORICAL & POLITICAL MONTHLY MERCURY, London, England, October, 1730  * 18th century original publication This is an uncommon periodical published during the reign of King George II, formatted something like a pamphlet but definitely a periodical, with the more extended title reading: "... Giving an Account of all the Publick and Private Occurrences, Civil, Ecclesiastical, and Military, that are most considerable in every Court: With A more Particular Account of the Affairs of Great Britain." Much of this issue is concerned with the political & military affairs of Europe & is organized into news by country or region with commentary on the events. Near the back is: "Advices From Grea... See More  

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Ends November 26, 2021 14:28

$34.00
193962

Rare SAN DIEGO Old West Southern California Pacific Ocean Coast 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393651149335

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Jan. 19, 1871  * Rare & early from Southern California Front page items include: "The Pacific Paradise" which extols the great climate of San Diego over that of Nice, France. "How to Fight the Apaches" "The Transcontinental Railroad" and more. Four pages, great condition.

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Ends November 26, 2021 14:28

$57.00
193961

EARLY Rare 17th Century 353 Years Old LONDON w/ Virginia Report 1668 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373769809504

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 13, 1668  * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had * Early America report - Virginia storm The front page has a report: "This day arrived a vessel of this place from Virginia, confirming the report of much damage they have there received by a hurricane." Rare to find such an early news item from America on the front page of a newspaper. The balance of the news reports are all European. Complete as a single sheet issue, 7 by 11 1/4 inches, tiny worm hole in the bottom, blank margin, great condition.

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Ends November 26, 2021 14:25

$132.00
193960

MEEKER MASSACRE Battle of Milk Creek White River Utes Indians 1879 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393651147498

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Oct. 29, 1879 * Meeker Massacre (early report) * Battle of Milk Creek * United States Army * White River Utes - Indians  Over half of the first column of the ftpg. has: "The White River Massacre" :safety of Mrs. Meeker and the Women and Children of the Agency--Details of the Tragedy". This was the White River Massacre, also known as the Meeker Massacre. This was part of a series of conflicts that began when the Utes attacked an Indian agency on September 29, 1879, killing the Indian agent Nathan Meeker and his 10 male employees, and taking women and children as hostages. This article mentions in part: "...Agent Meeker was killed by 'Antelope' and Waupattitoo. Mrs. Meeker was shot wh... See More  

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Ends November 26, 2021 14:25

$42.00
193927

Rate RUTHERFORD B. HAYES Presidential Election Victory 1877 BROADSIDE Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373765262134

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MILTONIAN, Milton, Pennsylvania, March 2, 1877 * Rutherford B. Hayes elected president of U.S. * Rare broadside publication - Samuel J. Tilden  A great broadside (printed on one side only) "Supplement" issue with over half of the issue taken up with the Presidential election of 1876. It was one of the most contentious presidential elections in history and gave rise to the Compromise of 1877 by which the Democrats conceded the election to Hayes in return for an end to Reconstruction and the withdrawal of federal troops from the South. After a controversial post-election process, Hayes was declared the winner, even though Tilden had won the popular vote. The first column has heads: "The Last State Reached & The ... See More  

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Ends November 22, 2021 12:54

$169.00
193926

B&O Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Oldest in U.S. OPENING Start 1831 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373765261704

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Dec. 31, 1831  The front page has 1 1/2 columns taken up with: "A Brazilian Slave Ship". Then close to a full column is headed: "Baltimore and Ohio Railroad" which notes in part: "...an account of the opening of this road from the city of Baltimore to the town of Frederick, a distance of 60 miles..." with more. This is notable in American railroad history, as the B & O Railroad was the first common carrier railroad and the oldest railroad in the United States. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends November 22, 2021 12:53

$46.00
193925

JOHN PAUL JONES Revolutionary War Naval Commander & Pirate ? DEATH 1792 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373765261423

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 10, 1792  * John Paul Jones death - pirate ? * Revolutionary War naval commander * "Father of the American Navy" On the front page in the last column is an official letter from an American officer in Paris announcing the death of the famous naval officer, John Paul Jones. It is interesting to note that the letter states that the American minister ordered: "Jones' body ...to be interred in the most private manner, and at the least possible expence...". The letter then says that the commissary who was put in charge believed a public funeral was more appropriate and that he would pay the expences if the Americans failed to do so. Subsequently, a deputation of twelve members were order... See More  

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Ends November 22, 2021 12:52

$345.00
193924

WAR OF 1812 Ending Events w/ Loss of the Guerriere & more 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393644123433

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL REPUBLICAN, Georgetown, March 31, 1815   * War of 1812 ending events The front page has some naval reports from the War of 1812 including; "U.S. Brig Syren" and: "Loss of the Guerriere", but also has three letters concerning the Treaty of Peace which ended the War of 1812. Page 2 includes; "Sale of Captured Negroes" which includes a document signed in type by the President: James Madison and his Sec. of State: James Monroe. Also a lengthy article on the: "Steam Boat Fulton". The back page has a brief article beginning: "It is said, that the motives for refusing the Jews the right of citizenship in Germany...is, the support they lent to the revolutionary system...". Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, bit... See More  

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Ends November 22, 2021 12:52

$31.00
193923

LAST DAYS OF THE CIVIL WAR Ulysses S. Grant vs. Robert E. Lee 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373765261179

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 1, 1865  * Confederates falling apart * Nearing the end of war * Lee's surrender about eight days away A fine issue on the closing days of the Civil War, featuring a front page a map of the Richmond & Petersburg vicinity headed: "THE OPENING CAMPAIGN. Theatre of Grant's Operations...". Among the front page column heads are: "GRANT" "Advance Of The Army" "The Rebels Driven with Serious Loss" "General Sheridan at Dinwiddie Court House" "Heavy Firing in the Direction of Petersburg" "SHERMAN" "Additional Interest5ing Rebel Accounts of the Battle of Bentonsville" "The Rebel Loss 2500" "Sherman Expected to Move Towards Weldon" "THOMAS" "An Expedition Against Lynchburg" "Abandonment of North Georgia" ... See More  

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Ends November 22, 2021 12:52

$47.00
193922

Rare CONFEDERATE Richmond VA Virginia Civil War First 1st Year 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393644122375

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Nov. 18, 1861  * From the capital of the Confederacy Half of the ftpg. is taken up with advertisements while the other half includes: "The Rebels & Their Capital" "Richmond and Its Environs" "Notes of a Recent Tour in the South" which is a report from the New York Herald. Page 2 includes an editorial which discusses, in part, the Mason-Slidell affair (small hold causes loss to about 3 words at the beginning: see). Also on page 2 is: "The Latest Northern News" with many subheads including: "Movements & Spirit of the War" "A Grand Torchlight Procession to General M'Clellan" "A Riot in a Northern Regiment" "Mrs. Lincoln in New York" "The War In Missouri--Removal of General Fremont--His F... See More  

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Ends November 22, 2021 12:51

$64.00
193920

Col. ULRIC DAHLGREN AFFAIR Secret Plot on Confederate President 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373765259779

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 5, 1864 * Colonel Ulric Dahlgren Affair * Failed raid on Richmond * Secret papers found on Dahlgren's body * American Civil War - Jefferson Davis  There is an intriguing story within the front page reports recently brought to fore in an episode of "America's Hidden Stories" on the Smithsonian Channel. The intrigue is about the capture of papers from Union officer Col. Ulric Dahlgren which included orders to burn Richmond and assassinate the Confederate President, Jefferson Davis. This created an outrage among the Confederates, with a demand that the Yankees disclose who was behind the murder plot. Was it Meade? Was it Lincoln? Was it Stanton? Was Davis implicit in retaliatin... See More  

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Ends November 22, 2021 12:50

$177.00
193919

EDGAR ALLAN POE Memorial Grave Monument Baltimore MD Unveiling 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393644118313

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, November 18, 1875 * Poet Edgar Allan Poe * Memorial grave unveiling * Baltimore, Maryland The top of page 2 has a one column heading: "THE POE MONUMENT" with subheads. (see). First report coverage takes up 2 1/2 columns on page 2. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 22, 2021 12:49

$87.00
193918

Best BACK TO THE FUTURE PART II Film Movie Opening Day AD 1989 L.A CA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393644117236

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, November 22, 1989 * Best "Back to the Future Part II" advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere review * Science-fiction adventure comedy film * Michael J. Fox - Marty McFly A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Back to the Future Part II" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publication. Note: Where else might one find authentic, poster-size ads for Opening Day showings, in the most desirable Hollywood-area newspaper - as we were lucky enough to obtain this (and others) indirectly from the Los Angeles Times' own collection? It simply doesn't get any better! ... See More  

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Ends November 22, 2021 12:49

$110.00
193917

Best THE GODFATHER PART III Movie Opening Day AD & Review 1990 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373765258834

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 25, 1990 * Best "The Godfather Part III" film advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere review * Francis Ford Coppola - Al Pacino A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "The Godfather Part III" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publication. Note: Where else might one find authentic, poster-size ads for Opening Day showings, in the most desirable Hollywood-area newspaper - as we were lucky enough to obtain this (and others) indirectly from the Los Angeles Times' own collection? It simply doesn't get any better! In over 40 years of collecting, we have ... See More  

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Ends November 22, 2021 12:49

$97.00
193902

Rare NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana Deep South CONFEDERATE Civil War 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393641716404

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, May 28, 1861  * Rare Confederate title * From the deep South Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fight. So "Confederate" issues from New Orleans are limited to those published between Louisiana's secession from the Union on January 26, 1861 and the end of April, 1862, just a brief 15 month period. The front page has a: "Proclamation - To the People of the Confederates States" for a day of thanksgiving & prayer, signed in type: Jefferson ... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2021 08:33

$84.00
193901

JOHN S. MOSBY Guerrillas Cavalry Greenback Raid Virginia1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373763884405

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 17, 1864  * John S. Mosby - Guerrilla leader * 43rd Battalion, Virginia Cavalry * Report on the Greenback Raid This issue has much reporting on the Civil War, perhaps the most significant being a page 5 account with heads: "Guerrillas Again Along the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad" "They Attack and Destroy a Train" "Interesting and Full Details". This is an account of John Mosby's famous "Greenback Raid" during which he derailed a train and robbed the paymaster's box of $173,000. This successful Confederate attack on a major transportation artery of the Yankee forces did much to boost morale in the Confederacy during the closing months of the Civil War, and also was the exploit for which John Mosby... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2021 08:33

$78.00
193900

Rare MENDOCINO CA California Coastal Vacation Town 1879 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393641713463

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MENDOCINO BEACON, California, Oct. 6, 1877  * Rare Old West coastal title A quite rare title from this little community sitting on the scenic cliffs overlooking the Pacific north of San Francisco, now a popular tourist town and artist's community. It is also the fictional "Cabot Cove" of the popular television series "Murder, She Wrote" This is the volume 1, number 1 issue.  Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, tears at the margin with some margin chipping.

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Ends November 21, 2021 08:30

$75.00
193899

(14) TUCSON AZ Arizona Territory Territorial Old West 1902 Original Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373763880268

Offered are 14 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: ARIZONA DAILY STAR, Tucson, 1902  A lot of 14 territorial issues (Arizona became a state in 1912), each complete in 8 pages. Pulpish, mostly loose at the spine, various tears at margins including the top margin, some chipping at margins as well.

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Ends November 21, 2021 08:29

$83.00
193898

PRESIDENT RICHARD NIXON RESIGNS New York Daily News w/ PHOTOS 1974 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393641712548

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NEWS, New York Aug. 9, 1974  * President Richard Nixon A very dramatic front page with over half of it taken up with: "NIXON RESIGNS". The balance has: "Acts in 'Interest of Nation', Asks for End to Bitterness" and "Ford Will Take Oath at Noon, Kissinger Agrees to Stay On". Much coverage, with photos, on the inside pages and the back page. Tabloid-size, complete in 88 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 21, 2021 08:28

$37.00
193897

Early 19th Century RICHMOND VA Virginia w/ Runaway Slave Ad 1808 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393641712065

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ENQUIRER, Richmond, Virginia, Feb. 23, 1808  * Runaway slave ad The top of the front page has a $100 Reward" ad for a runaway Black man, with further details. Various news of the day and a wealth of ads. Four pages some damp staining, generally good.

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Ends November 21, 2021 08:27

$27.00
193896

WOMEN'S RIGHTS "MOB" CONVENTION New York City Woman's Suffrage 1853 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393641711287

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 12, 1853  * "Mob Convention" - Woman's suffrage Page 2 has a report concerning: "The Women's Rights Convention" held in New York. A few bits note in part: "...Among the speakers in defence of the rights of women were Lucretia Mott...and Mr. R. C. Burleigh. The latter was loudly hissed, whereupon he remarked that he was afraid there were some persons there who were  carrying women's rights too far, as they allowed no one but a woman to speak without being hissed & insulted...the uproar became terrific; shouting, screaming, laughing...and the Convention broke up...amid the wildest uproar." This is followed by a brief item concerning Lucy Stone. This has been ref... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2021 08:26

$57.00
193895

Rare HOLLYWOOD MOVIE PROP Richard Byrd Antacrtic Airplane Flight 1929? Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373763878550

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY CHRONICLE, Nov. 29, 1929 An interesting movie prop newspaper which was created as a prop for a motion picture. Not a "real" newspaper in the typical sense as the title and the content are very generic. Note there is no city or state in the dateline. Typically it was only the created headline which was seen in the movie. In this case the banner headline announces: "COMM. BYRD FILES OVER SOUTH POLE!". Four pages, minor loss to an upper corner & some foxing at two folds, otherwise good.

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Ends November 21, 2021 08:26

$122.00
193893

GRACE BEDELL Tells Abraham Lincoln to Grow a Beard "Whiskers" 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373763877520

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 18, 1861  * President-elect Abraham Lincoln * Grace Bedell encourages him to grow a beard Over half of page 5 is taken up with fine and detailed coverage of Lincoln's continued trip from his home in Illinois to Washington, D.C. The heads include: "THE PRESENT ELECT EN ROUTE" "Incidents and Casualties" 'Old Abe Kissed by a Pretty Girl" "His Reception at Buffalo" "Accident to Major Hunter" "The Speech in Buffalo". Perhaps the best content is the famous story (pg. 5, col. 4) of the little girl who told Abraham Lincoln he should grow his whiskers, reading: "...he had received a letter from a young girl of this place in which he was kindly admonished to do certain things, and among others to let his ... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2021 08:24

$205.00
193892

OPERATION MARKET GARDEN Allied Airborne Paratroopers Raid 1944 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373763877249

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 20, 1944 * Operation Market Garden * Post D-Day Europe aerial invasion * World War II - WWII The front page has a banner headline: "BRITISH NEAR RHINE IN 37-MILE SWEEP NORTH AFTER AIR ARMY JOINS IN CAPTURING EINDHOVEN" with subheads and related photo. (see) More on page 3. Coverage on the great paratrooper raid in the Netherlands. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much more on World War II. Complete in 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white ... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2021 08:23

$50.00
193891

Best 1939 NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR "Dawn of a New Day" Grand Opening 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373763877083

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 2, 1939   * 1939 World's Fair grand opening * Best title to be had ? (2nd day) The top of the front page has a three column headline: "FIRST ROYALTY VISITS FAIR TO OPEN NORWAY'S PAVILION; 102,000 ATTEND SECOND DAY" with subheads that include: "5,000 Hear Prince" "Sky's the Limit' for the Fleet, La Guardia Says in His Welcome" and more. (see) Much more on pages 16-18 including a few photos. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 48 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends November 21, 2021 08:23

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193857

1857 BIRTH OF ORGANIZED BASEBALL !! First Convention of Clubs NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373761980164

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, January 23, 1857  * Birth of organized baseball * First convention of clubs The back page has a report which could be considered the birth of organized baseball. And printed the day after the event happened! The second column has an article headed: "Our National Sports" with subheads: "The Game of Base Ball--Convention of the Various Clubs Of the City and Vicinity--The Laws to Be Codified--Central Park Commissioners & the Base Ball Clubs". Over half of the column is taken up with the report of the historic January 22, 1857 convention of baseball teams. Its significance is noted by none other than John Thorn, the official Historian for Major League Baseball. The article begins: "A convention ... See More  

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193856

Rare 1945 BIAK New Guinea World War II MILITARY Airfield Occupation Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373761975928

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WORLD OBSERVER, Biak Island, Sept. 19, 1945 * Rare military publication from a remote island  A very uncommon "camp" newspaper from the South Pacific, actually a remote island just northwest of New Guinea. During World War II it was a strategic airfield of the Japanese Army serving as a base for operations in the Pacific theater. American forces eventually captured the island during the Battle of Biak in June of 1944. The newspaper is two sheets stabled at the upper left, set by a typewriter & reproduced on a mimeograph machine. The ftpg. head notes: "LABOR TO BE REORGANIZED". Four pages, measures 8 by 13 inches, some mild wear, generally good condition.

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193855

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1781 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373761975461

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, May 2, 1782  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Inside has a letter from Paris mentioning: "...The day following they went to Dr. Franklin's hotel at Passy. From the frequent conferences they have since held with the American plenipotentiary...it is imagined that they are charged with a commission to settle the preliminaries for a general pacification." Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 9 by 12 inches, a repair to the back leaf, nice condition.

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193854

Revolutionary War Era TRADE w/ American Colonies to Resume ? 1783 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393638353000

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 17, 1783  * Post American Revolutionary War * Trade with the enemy to resume ? Page 6 has news from the House of Commons noting in part: "...Mr. Hussey wished that the Americans might be put on the footing of the most favoured nation, but still he thought that a duty ought to be laid on American oil; he believed that the bill would not give satisfaction to the Americans who would look upon it as a snare insidiously to entrap them..." and more. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches, a bit of binding residue at the blank spine, very nice condition.

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193853

MUHAMMAD ALI vs. Leon Spinks Heavyweight Boxing Title Fight 1978 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393638352189

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE STATES-ITEM, New Orleans, Sept. 16, 1978  * Leon Spinks vsd. Muhammad Ali II * Heavyweight boxing championship title fight The banner headline announces: "The Champion -- Ali III" with a huge photo showing the boxing match between Muhammad Ali and Leon Spinks. A smaller photo of Ali as well. The sports section has perhaps a better banner head: "Ahhhli, Ahhhli, Ahhhli, Ahhhli ! " with a huge photo of Ali and Spinks. The complete issue, very nice condition.

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$77.00
193852

Best JOHN F. KENNEDY JFK ASSASSINATION Rare Dallas TX Texas 1963 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393638351521

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DALLAS TIMES HERALD, Texas, November 22, 1963  * John F. Kennedy assassination * Best title to be had (1st report) Serious collectors always try to obtain historic newspapers from the city where the event happened. For JFK's assassination that would be a Dallas newspaper. Of the two newspapers which published in Dallas in 1963 only the TIMES HERALD reported the assassination on the same day it happened--November 2. This is the "Final Edition" with the very large & dramatic banner headline reading: "PRESIDENT DEAD, CONNALLY SHOT" with a subhead: "Johnson Assumes Office". There is also a large ftpg. photo captioned: "This picture was taken at Love Field on the President's arrival." The balance of the ftpg. is tak... See More  

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$87.00
193851

Very Rare 18th Century MEMOIRS OF LITERATURE London England 1710 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393638350523

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MEMOIRS OF LITERATURE, London, June 19, 1710 * Rare publication A very uncommon title from England with no news of the day but rather editorials and literature reviews.  Four pages, minor tears at the wide, blank margin, otherwise in very nice condition, 8 3/4 by 13 1/4 inches. A nice opportunity to add this title to an early newspaper collection. 

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$38.00
193850

CONFEDERATE Richmond VA Virginia w/ Abraham Lincoln Negro Troops 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393638350038

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 13, 1862  * Rare Confederate publication * Abraham Lincoln - Negro troops From the Confederate capital.  Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "The Fight at Southwest Mountain--Further Particulars" "From the Rip Raps" "Norfolk Portsmouth & Suffolk" "Important Decision of Lincoln--Negro Regiments Rejected" Complete as a single sheet issue, good condition.

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$73.00
193849

President THOMAS JEFFERSON & James Callender Controversy 1802 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373761972941

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Sept. 30, 1802  * President Thomas Jefferson * James Callender squabble One of the more decorative mastheads of the early 19th century. Over a full column of the front page is taken up with: "Callender's Fine"...Of The Facts" concerning Thomas Jefferson pardoning the charges against James Callender, a one-time ally of Jefferson in attacks against John Adams. The report notes in part: "...Callender had been sentenced to payi a fine of 200 dollars, to suffer a period of imprisonment...On the 16th of March 1801 his pardon was signed at Washington...". Page 3 has an early, illustrated "spectacles" ad. Four pages, very nice condition.

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193848

1848 SEATED LIBERTY DOLLAR Coin Mastherad Engraving 1848 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373761972675

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DOLLAR NEWSPAPER, Philadelphia, Dec. 19, 1849  Interesting that the masthead features an engraving of the United States Seated Liberty dollar coin, in circulation at that time. Page 2 has several reports concerning the California Gold Rush. Four pages, large folio size, never bound nor trimmed, some margin wear.

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$28.00
193847

PRINCETON NJ New Jersey beomes Temporary UNITED STATES CAPITAL 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373761972294

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 19, 1783  * Princeton, New Jersey becomes Capital of U.S. Page 2 has a nice account of the insurrection by solders in Philadelphia due to  being furloughed without their pay, noting in part: "...The Congress have thought fit to remove themselves to Prince Town [Princeton], the malcontents, consisting principally if not wholly, of the disbanded soldiery, and who...were very alarming have become much less so...Anarchy and confusion seem to pervade the whole United States...The state of Virginia...intends deferring their decision on the subject of payment of debts and restitution of property till the signing of the Definitive Treaty... There are accounts...that several members of Congress,... See More  

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193846

1908 MESSINA EARTHQUAKE Sicily Calabria Southern Italy DISASTER 1908 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393638347505

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 30, 1908 * 1908 Messina earthquake disaster * Sicily, Calabria, Southern Italy The front page has a banner headline: "Appalling is the Death List in Southern Province of Italy and Throughout Eastern Sicily; HALF POPULATION VICTIMS OF QUAKE" with subhead and related Illustration. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 8 pages, two small library stamps within the masthead, some small binding holes long the spine, generally nice.

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193845

Early NOTRE DAME Fighting Irish College Football w/ Knute Rockne 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373761971750

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, Nov. 9, 1919 * Early Knute Rockne * Notre Dame Fighting Irish * NCAA college football * Passing game in it's infancy Page 2 has a one column heading: "NOTRE DAME AGAIN WINS BY AIR ROUTE" with subhead. (see) This would be Rockne's first successful season there (2nd overall). An early Notre Dame report prior to becoming a National powerhouse. Complete sport's section only with 8 pages, light toning a the margins, irregular along the spine, generally in good condition.

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